MERIDIAN VALLEY MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JULY 9, 2008
CALLED TO ORDER BY
PRESIDENT RON ARNTSON at 7:00 p.m.
Laverne Civarra, Mary Fitzgerald, and Tim Gratzer
Discussion was held concerning the parking of the Security
truck. Mr. Gratzer found the
parking location difficult for his family to enter and exit his driveway.
Mrs. Civarra offered to allow the truck to be parked in her driveway, but
was concerned about liability. The
guests left with the knowledge that the Board is addressing the situation and
hopes the problem is temporary.
Ron Arntson, Jack Ottini, Terry Lavery, Ed Bangsund, Jim Schack, Mike
McCarty, Ryan Thrower, and Cheryl Havener
Absent: Bob Steiner
MINUTES: Approved as written
REPORT: Mike McCarty
Profit and Loss Budget vs. Actual and Balance sheet YTD were distributed for
review. (Copy attached in file.)
budget figures are divided by twelve, allowing each chairman to monthly
determine if they have overspent their allotted money.
long term plan is suffering due to the market.
July 18, 2008 the Audit committee will meet.
club is willing to help as needed with the new entry signage.
Robert Steiner – abs.
annual budget has been added to the Board Minutes page at the bottom as a
totally separate item.
sign upgrade at the main gate is on going. The latest problem is the fire hydrant setback.
A three feet separation is required.
To move the hydrant and replace it will cost $5 – 7, 000.
It was decided not to move the hydrant and use the sign proposal B.
new phone is on order for the guardhouse.
- Fence repair on south 251st – I have met
with one of two contractors to repair the fence. I also have to contact the homeowners to clean the area
next to the fence for access. I
expect the work to be done this fall.
- Lot 215 has trees growing over the fence, the neighbor
wants them cut. A letter was
radar gun is available for us to use until July 22, 2008.
Applebury will do a survey of the road system, checking for areas that might
on site for domestic dispute.
incident with 10:00 noise curfew. Resident
were eight approved projects: four with tree removal or landscaping and four
with paint or small improvements to the outside.
232 has been sent a letter to clean-up the yard and remove a pool liner and
pallet. No reply as yet, will
need to follow-up.
yard maintenance letters went out in June and a couple more will go out in
July. I have heard back from
about five of those who received letters.
Most have taken care of the issues, however there are a few who
neither responded nor taken care of the issue.
welcomed the new owner’s of Lot 340.
They will be doing a deck replacement and house painting among other
things to fix up the existing home. I
explained how the exterior improvement approval process worked.
mowing and trimming on weekly basis.
distribution: 35 yards along
144th and 133rd and an additional 20 yards for main
gate and entrances. River rock
will be used for 133rd due to washing.
no need for special flowers in planters at the main gate.
Lots 260 and 259 have grown into the need for significant fence repair.
has been contacted (Atkinson) regarding tree pruning on 144th
has not been given - they will keep me informed.
This is the Covington/Crestwood line.
entrance signs still have questions to be resolved:
funding available, lettering in work, site prep on going, sprinkler system
verification in work. Shrubbery
cleared in front in preparation for planting area.
Problem is clearance for fire plug in exit side area (Chart
attached in file).
Discussion was held concerning the Security truck.
M/S/P for an offer to be presented to the owner of Lot 225 for a five
year agreement of a reduction of $350.00 per year off the annual homeowner’s
dues for the use of half of the parking pad for the parking of the Security
vehicle on said property. If accepted, this proposal is to be renewed annually with the
approval of the Board.
next newsletter will be in August. All
articles should be submitted to Cheryl by July 25th
MEETING ADJOURNED: 8:40
Minutes prepared by Cheryl Havener